Emergency Management Director Salary Information in Columbia, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of emergency management directors in Columbia, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of emergency management directors in Columbia is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Emergency Management Directors in Columbia, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,350
25th Percentile Wage
$46,070
50th Percentile Wage
$50,850
75th Percentile Wage
$57,450
90th Percentile Wage
$97,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in Columbia, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of emergency management directors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,850
5.66% 9.58%
2016
$47,970
3.15% -
2015
$46,460
1.74% -
2014
$45,650
2.61% -
2013
$44,460
-3.42% -
2012
$45,980
- -

Table 3. Compare Emergency Management Director Salary in Columbia with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $50,850, Columbia is the lowest paying city for emergency management directors in state of South Carolina, following city of Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (median annual salary of $78,330). Compared with the highest paying city Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, the median annual salary of emergency management directors in Columbia is 35.1 percent (35.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$78,330
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$67,600
Augusta-Richmond County
$62,070
Columbia
$50,850



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbia, South Carolina.